Production Software Engineer

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/31/17 by Radhika Arora
Confidential Company
Austin, TX
Staffing & Recruiting
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 08/31/17 Radhika Arora

Our client, a quantitativeasset management firm is seeking a Production Software Engineer to join the team. The successful candidate will develop, extend, monitor, configure, and troubleshoot complex and distributed trading platform.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and extend software tools which automate, analyze, and monitor business processes
  • Provide support for the real-time trading system. Manage and improve operational infrastructure
  • Handle configuration, testing, installation, monitoring of trading applications and back end processes of a complex trading platform
  • Handle numerous requests sent by users, communicate follow-up with users, and work withother groups on resolving issues
  • Analyze and optimize latencies
  • Participate in all facets of a project’s life cycle from design, implementation, testing, documentation and deployment, with a focus on deployment and production support
  • Help design and develop real time low latency software components Coordinate with othertechnology groups around releases and upgrades
  • Interact with developers, quants, traders, and remote support staff

Job Qualifications:

  • Have a degree from accredited college in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, Physics, or otherQuantitative field
  • Experience with scripting in Python or Perl, Unix shell commands, and C++
  • Experience maintaining and supporting trading systems is preferred but not required
  • Strong software debugging abilities
  • Experience in querying large databases using SQL
  • Must be able to solve problems in a high pressure environment, multitask, prioritize tasks, and learn on the go
  • Prior financial markets knowledge 
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